About us

Our people

Our people

We recognise that our people – both students and staff – are our most important asset.

Together with our students, our staff make us what we are – an inclusive and diverse University with a passion for learning that makes a difference in the real world.

Our academics are experts in their field and professionals in their own right, bringing current knowledge and new ways of thinking to the courses they teach. Browse our staff directory to discover more about them.

We also have a proud tradition of adding to the University’s rich culture by awarding honorary degrees to extraordinary people and keeping in touch with our notable alumni.

We strive to create the best possible learning environment for our students and are committed to fostering a culture of professional achievement for our staff.


Read more about Lady Sorrell.


Professor Petts has been Vice-Chancellor and Rector of the University of Westminster since 1 August 2007.

Senior management

Our senior management team includes the deans of our faculties as well as corporate services directors.

Honorary Degrees

Discover who has received honorary degrees from the University of Westminster.

Notable alumni profiles

We are home to thousands of alumni throughout the world and some of our alumni are profiled here.

Academic directory

Browse our directory to find staff profiles containing contact information, biography and list of publications.